Imagine being completely deaf in your right ear, 80% deaf in your left and having yourself try to enjoy music. That would be tough. But what about learning to DJ? Or more amazingly, study turntablism? Well, you don’t have to imagine it because today’s inspirational story comes from Robbie Wilde – “that deaf DJ”.
Despite dealing with the struggles of hearing loss his whole life, it’s definitely not like Wilde is struggling as a DJ. Having successfully performed alongside international acts like Ryan Leslie, Omarion, Kim Sozzi and many others, the New Jersey-based craftsman hit up Shiftee at Dubspot to get some help on how to master the skill. Peep the short doco below about how it all came about.